Effects on the Healthcare, Workplace and Patient Safety

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It is well known that tumultuous behaviour negatively impacts the morale and operate of healthcare groups and may also undermine patient care and security.

The maintenance of patients is also influenced by the following:

  • Refuse to consult with or assist with surgical procedures, possibly causing distress For more additional information about anxiety and disruptive behavior, you can check out useful references online.

Co‐workers (e.g. technicians, nurses, support staff):

  • Pick to leave their occupation rather than suffer a feeling of anxiety and tension.
  • Be fearful and clinic avoidance of the disruptive person.
  • Hesitate to call the doctor for assistance, or to explain orders.
  • Defer patient care while awaiting another doctor to come on duty.
  • Take more sick time because of reduced morale and pressure in your office.



  • Watch a rise in employee’s sick time
  • Have problems bringing new employees or retaining existing staff.
  • Spend extra time/energy to cope with the behaviour taking some time away from direct patient care problems.
  • The activities of a tumultuous physician can also impact that person and he or she may:
  • Suffer from stress and uncertainty when the doctor’s standing is temporarily or permanently ruined.
  • Incur expensive legal fees.
  • With such a wide scope of possible effects, early intervention and proper resolution of tumultuous behaviour are essential for healthcare workplaces as well as the security of patients.

The aims of this policy must be to:

  • Protect everyone affected and involved.
  • Publicize and admit standards of behaviour and effects if good behaviour is not followed.
  • Establish stations with definite steps for people reporting tumultuous behaviour